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this is bbc world news, the headlines: up to five people are reported to have been killed after gunmen opened fire at mosque in the canadian city of quebec. the shooting took place during evening prayers. two people have been arrested. president trump has defended his temporary travel ban on people from seven mainly muslim countries in the face of widening criticism and protests. in a written statement, mr trump accused the media of falsely reporting that it amounted to a ban on muslims. voters in france have chosen a candidate from the hard—left. benoit hamon will be the french socialist party's candidate in the presidential elections in april, after winning a run—off vote on sunday against the former prime minister manuel valls. wildfires in chile have killed at least eleven people and left several thousand homeless. firefighters and volunteers are tackling more than a hundred separate fires — half of which are still out of control. now for the latest financial news with sally. and world business report. airlinesjuggle flight
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crew and passengers, while the tech giant google urges some staff not to leave the country. we'll find out how companies are being impacted by the us travel ban and what you should do. benoit hamon is chosen as france's socialist candidate for the country's upcoming election but will his pledge of a pay—cheque for all be enough to lure voters? welcome to world business, report i'm sally bundock. also in the programme another computer glitch grounds domestic flights of a major us airline. details in a moment. president trump is standing firm on his ban on immigration from seven countries — iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan,
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syria and yemen. he's also denying the measures are targeting muslims. he's also denying the measures are targeting muslims. the leaders of many global business have been swift to react — the technology firms among the first to speak out. google says it will take legal action to protect its employees. it's urging staff who could be caught up in the ban not to leave the us. the head of tesla, elon musk, says the ban isn't the best way to address challenges the country is facing — and says he will take up industry concerns with president trump's business advisory council. emirates — one of the world's biggest long haul carriers — has had to change flight rosters for pilots and cabin crew. while etihad — the national airline for the united arab emirates — says it is offering affected passengers the option to refund or change their flights. blake chisam is a partner with the us immigration law firm
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fragomen. one of the problems is the confusion? absolutely. if there is confusion? absolutely. if there is confusion and fluidity in what is going on. companies are finding that if they had a senior executive, senior engineer outside the country on business and all of a sudden he or she cannot come back for at least 90 days that is going to cause problems to businesses. key members of staff could be stuck, some could even be de change in airports. you have the likes of google saying we are going to take legal actions. what should companies be doing?m
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is not what they should be doing it is not what they should be doing it is what they are doing. they are thinking about this and trying to understand some broad language in the executive order which was not vetted as carefully as it should have been. in the future they will have been. in the future they will have to solve the problems affect their employees. these kinds of actions by the us government need to be vetted properly and really made to see the light of day with the technical experts that can make it work well. many as saying this was signed on friday and has caused com plete signed on friday and has caused complete chaos since then. many would argue, who is around mr trump to advise him. he is a businessman,
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you would assume that is something in his mind? i do not assume anything. talking to people and understanding how the system works and making sure to take this confusion out of the system and make it less fluid and more certain so that businesses can plan and keep their people at work and safe. we appreciate your time. a lot more appreciation on our website if you're wanting to more information. benoit hamon will be the french socialist party's candidate in the presidential elections in april, after winning a run—off vote. the state of the world's sixth biggest economy is one of the main reasons he's got the chance to replace francois hollande who is not seeking a second term. benoit hamon is a 49—year—old former
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education minister whose key economic policies include a working week ofjust 32 hours. also a tax on robots which would fund a basic income of about $800 — that's 750 euros per month — for all french citizens. he comfortably beat former prime minister, manuel valls. and now mr hamon will have to convince the rest of france he can reduce the stubbornly high unemployment rate of about 10 percent. another big challenge is the budget deficit. the latest figures showed that in 2015 the government spent 3.5% more than it brought in. that's beyond the eu limit of 3 percent. and when the presidential election happens in april mr hamon will be fighting off the pro—business former socialist economy minister emmanuel macron.
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the centre—right republican‘s francois fillon who wants to cut public spending. and the leader of the far—right front national marine le pen who wants to exit the european single currency. tomasz michalski is an associate professor of economics at hec paris business school. nice to see you again. give us your ta ke nice to see you again. give us your take on the weekend news and what you think of benoir hamon. thank you for having me. basically, yesterday parse mac election marks the closing of the first phase of the presidential campaign. the rough crystallising around major issues. the first, how far to go with market reforms of the french economy. francois fillon francois fillon the
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most radical pro— market profiler. and then to different candidates saying to try something else — benoir hamon will try to do a hard plastic left stimulus, for example increasing the minimum wage and shorten the working week. a lot of measures that even... they are so radical they have not been tried before. marine le pen saying to install tariffs and 80 from the euro and even if the european union. —— the euro. ringing back the great old days of the 70s. the other line of fracture is immigration and controlling restrictions. marine le pen the national front is the most radical. francois fillon also
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presented a tough stand on reforming immigration laws. he would like to select immigrants those who would help france, some kind of a points system. the other groups, emmanuel macron all the benoir hamon camp, or read on the left wing of benoir hamon do not care about that issue that much. the four different groups more or less that much. the four different groups more oi’ less seem to that much. the four different groups more or less seem to be equally large fighting it off for the presidency. it will be a very fascinating and interesting election and knowing that we also have a second round. what are you think the outcome will be, i know it is hard to say at this point? the most likely thing is we are going to probably have a showdown between the
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populace and probably it will be emmanuel macron facing on marine le pen marine le pen and winning. we shall keep a close eye on it. in the markets, delta airlines was a fact that by grounding flights. international flights were not affect it and they say it is managing to fix the problem. not much action for markets. most closed for the chinese new year but we do have japan and australia open and they are not faring well at all a lot to do with the reaction of the band put in place by us president donald trump. i will seize on. ——i will see you soon. the recent
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phenomenon of so—called fake news, where deliberately false information is circulated around social media and the internet is to be investigated as part of an inquiry by a group of mps. it came to international attention with the election of president donald trump. the culture committee will examine what can be done to help users of sites such as twitter and facebook identify fake news. amol rajan reports. pu rveyors of purveyors of fake news are often motivated either by a desire for quick buck or repeat the killer and extreme political cause. because of their product tends to be salacious and remarkable it can be more widely shared by facebook and twitter. known an investigation into it and what can be done about it. we are interested in the responsibility of companies like google and facebook not to use it and to alert people
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about sources of fake news. we are also interested in the sources of the killer lee groups and associations in parts of the world where fake news originates from. ultimately not much can be taken from it. fact is the right independent fact checkers. deliberate fake news is masquerading as news is a tiny fraction. but with high profile cases still reaching millions and donald trump using the phrase to emphasise news he does not like. coming up at six o'clock on breakfast — dan walker and louise minchin will have all the day's news, business and sport. they'll also have more on theresa may's meeting with representatives of the devolved governments of wales, scotland and northern
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ireland later today. she has said she will not "shy away" from tough talks on brexit. i'm adnan nawaz. the top stories this hour: shots have been fired at a mosque police have arrested two people connection with the attack. president trump has defended his temporary travel ban on people from seven mainly muslim countries in the face of widening criticism and protests. benoit hamon will be the french socialist party's candidate in the presidential elections in april, after winning a run—off vote on sunday. now it is time for our news review. i will give you one guess where we
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are going to start, we are going to start in the united states. the new york times shows one of the many protest groups rallying against donald trump's new immigration rules. the paper also looks at other directives mr trump made in his first week in the white house, saying some of it was part of an i. the travel ban is in the gulf news too. it has stories of people left stranded, not allowed to board planes. it writes about one couple who were in the united arab emirates for a funeral, but then couldn't get back to their two young daughters, who were with their neighbour at home in america. in france, on the same day that the socialist party chose its candidate for april's presidential election, a poll in le figaro shows that in the first round of voting, far—right leader marine le pen will receive the most votes of any candidate. the daily telegraph quotes a former european central bank official, who says it is time to "think the unthinkable" about the eurozone suggesting it should split up. fantastic federer, the independent calls him. the 35—year—old tennis star beating
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out rafael nadal to win his 18th grand slam. this is such a big story, sally, it is on the front page of the financial times as well.|j is on the front page of the financial times as well. i know, i know, and i missed it, can you believe it, i had a good reason, though. and the financial times looks at how oil giant shell is making moves to introduce battery chargers on petrol station forecourts. it's looking to adapt its business, because of an increase in electric cars on the roads. joining us is stuart thomson, head of public affairs, government and infrastructure at law firm bircham dyson bell. good morning. ellis island, a riding in to new york from a boat from anywhere in the world, there is a statue of liberty, there

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